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Box 139

1 11 Prints of beauty pageant ladies with trophies, oil wells in McKenzie County near Kenne, Divide County, McKenzie County, North of Hamlet, West of Tioga, and South of Tioga; and local businesses including Armco National Supply Company and Bomac Exploration Co.
2 Copies of newspaper articles and newspaper clippings on the Oil Panel, Drilling Progress in the Oil Fields, Townley, Solberg, oil wells and refineries; copies and pages from magazine articles on oil
3 Draft articles for Mud, Sweat & Oil and cutlines, and draft article titled “History of Oil development in Western North Dakota”
4 Draft article titled “Fifty Nifty Stories about North Dakota Oil” by Shemorry
5 One Hundred Texas Bucks and paper copies of both sides - c. 1952
6 Advertisement in the American Press, October 1951, for the Oil Newsletter
7 Copy of Melvin Montgomery’s obituary, he died Sept. 29, 1983
8 Souvenir of Williston, N. Dak. 1982, Golden Anniversary Reunion, Williston High School Classes of 1931-1934 – labeled picture of an oil well drilling derrick
9 Book titled “A History of the North Dakota Geological Survey,” by C. B. Folsom, Jr. published in 1980, with a tab on Dr. Arthur Gray Leonard, State Geologist
10 Newspaper clipping and copy of the 40th Anniversary Oil Williston Basin: 1951-1991 – Williston Basin Energy Festival II
11 News release – “How Big Will Williston Basin Get? Asks Business Week Magazine” and “Oil Puts Dust Basin in the Chips” article on Williston Basin Oil in the Business Week published June 14, 1952
12 Association of Petroleum Writers, North Dakota Chapter, Vol. 1 No. 10 February 1954, with “North Dakota Oil Highlights” article
13 Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Monthly Review, Vol. 10 Serial no. 19, Supplement, August 15, 1951; The Upper Midwest Weights Its hopes for ‘Black Gold’ Wealth
14 The Lamp, March 1955 – a magazine with an article on oil drilling
15 “Why Was My Well Dry? (or was it?)”, feature of Oil and Gas Journal, November 14, 1955
16 Press release from M.B. Rudman, Mercantile Bank Building, Dallas Texas on new pay discovery, deepest oil well in the state of North Dakota has been struck at the Math Iverson No. 1, in Williams County
17 Copy of Shemorry’s Nostalgia article titled “Excitement Abounded Over First McKenzie Wells” published 1/19/1983
18 Copy of cover of Mud, Sweat & Oil and notes
19 Mud, Sweat & Oil book publishing agreement between Bill Shemorry and the Williston Chamber of Commerce Energy Committee in charge of the 40th Anniversary Oil Celebration
20 business card / flyer for the Barbecue Dinner sponsored by the Ladies Petroleum Club, 7/5/1991
21 Correspondence from Iver Solberg to Williams County Farmers Press, 3/31/1952
22 Copy of a picture of cars shipping crude oil from Westhope and caption
23 Shemorry’s draft articles of a Nostalgia Series for the Oil Reporter on oil and gas topics including Bob Demaree
24 Copies of newspaper articles and letters including correspondence from Robert L. Demaree the Senior Consultant of R.B.D. Oil Properties Inc. to Bill Shemorry dated 2/22/1983 and 2/4/1983, copy of a letter from Eddi Swing Proprietor of Lynchburg Hardware and General Store, and copy of a letter to Mr. Robert Demaree of Michigan from Walter K. Price the Secretary of the Lansing Lodge No. 196, B.P.O. Elks dated 2/3/1983
25 2 screened negatives and newspaper clippings of the articles with the screened negative images and note all about the Demaree family
26 Bob Demaree Land Man - research, copies of articles and letters, and Bob and Jan’s Rocky Mountain Safari through Colorado, Wyoming and New Mexico September 7 to 18, 1982, with an introduction, dedication, itinerary and maps

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